Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Legal Help Live Show Notes

Legal Help Live offers free legal advice each Wednesday at 4 PM. During the show the Hosts take calls from viewers with legal situations from parking tickets to personal injury. Viewers can catch the show on LA cable channel 36 or 16 in Santa Monica. Online the show can be viewed on

If you'd like to ask the Hosts a question call 1(800)405-4222

SHOW TOPICS 3-10-2010

-L.A. City Council considers shutting down ambulances-10 RESCUE AMBULANCES
-Man charged in sweeping student visa fraud case -went to school for foreign students on student vias…Eamonn Daniel Higgins spent seven years attending college.
Between 2002 and 2009, he attended 10 different schools in Southern California,
including Cal State Los Angeles, Irvine Valley College and Santa Monica College,
according to federal prosecutors. During that time, he studied sociology, marketing,
English, business and math
-David Letterman Thanks Authorities in Blackmail Case-People Magazine - Stephen M. Silverman -David Letterman spoke briefly on his CBS Late Show Tuesday to thank authorities who handled the $2 million extortion attempt against him, which earlier in the day had resulted in Robert "Joe" Halderman's guilty plea and sentence
-Under new federal guidelines that take effect next month, airlines can be fined up to $27,500 per passenger if a plane is stuck on the tarmac for longer
than three hours. “How can they say there is nothing wrong with having someone sit on a seat and run out of water and everything and sit on there for three, four, five hours? That's ridiculous,” Kelly said.With the new fines, a delayed MD-80 could cost American Airlines close to $4 million, and a fine for a full 757 could cost more than $5 million.
-Toyota attacks claim of defect in vehicles' electronics Wash. man electrocuted by urinating on power line-MONTESANO, Wash. (AP) - Authorities believe a Washington man was killed by accidentally urinating on a downed power line after a car crash.
-Grays Harbor County sheriff's Deputy Dave Pimentel (PIM'-en-tel) said Monday 50-year-old Roy Messenger was not seriously hurt after he collided with a power pole Friday and called a relative to pull his car from a ditch. However, family members found Messenger electrocuted when they arrived. Pimentel says Messenger apparently urinated into a roadside ditch but didn't see the live wire. The urine stream likely served as a conductor, allowing the electricity to reach his body. Pimentel says there will be an autopsy but burn marks indicated the way the electricity traveled through Messenger's body.
-Tsunami swept away fleeing bus full of retirees-By MICHAEL WARREN and EVA VERGARA
PELLUHUE, Chile (AP) - The 40 retirees enjoying summer vacation at a seaside campground nestled under pine trees knew they had to move fast after Chile's
powerful earthquake struck. They didn't make it. The tsunami came in
three waves, surging 200 meters (yards)into this Pacific Ocean resort town and
dragging away the bus they'd piled into, hoping to get to high ground. Most of those
inside were tourists, and only five of their bodies had been found by Monday,
firefighters and witnesses said.


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